Tag Archives: Violence

The Gender Affairs Division has condemned the recent violence and crimes

The murder of 23 year old Simona Da Silva of Fair Hall, has prompted calls by the Gender Affairs Division, within the Ministry of National Mobilization – for Vincentians to seek professional help in light of their problems. Co-ordinator, of the Gender Affairs Division, Mrs.Polly Olliver has condemned the recent violence, saying it is an… Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Education – Panel Discussion Tuesday

The local chapter of Soroptimist International will collaborate with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bar Association to host a Panel Discussion tonight on the New Domestic Violence Act of 2015. Development Officer of Soroptimist International and President of the SVG Bar Association- Rene Baptiste told NBC news that the discussion forms part of the… Continue Reading →

Juvenile Justice Reform – Domestic Violence And Child Justice Act

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has achieved significant milestones with regard to the laws that protect the nation’s children. That’s according to Minister of National Mobilization and Social Development, Family and Gender Affairs, Frederick Stephenson. He was addressing stakeholders at the opening of the workshop on training for risk assessment and mental health screening in… Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence Continues To Be A Major Challenge For The Development Of Women In SVG

The Statement was disclosed by the Co-ordinator of the Gender Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development Polly Oliver, during NBC’s Views On Issues Programme on Sunday. The discussion focused on the topic: The Achievements and Advancement of Women in St Vincent and the Grenadines Mrs. Oliver noted that although some progress has been… Continue Reading →